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Thanks To Poor Marketing The Brexit Vote Wrecksit

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

By now, you have probably heard that UK voters chose 51.9% to 48.1% to leave the European Union (EU). Just about all the articles are talking about the political and economic issues. I prefer to talk about the one that is often overlooked in political situations -- marketing.

Thursday Flip Flop - Market Moves Let Us Make Money Both Ways!

Phil Davis | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Wheeeee - this is fun! Yesterday morning, right in the morning post (that you can get every day for $3 by subscribing here) we decided to go lon...

Told You So Tuesday - Brexit Fears Boil Over

Phil Davis | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

This is why we cashed out last week! As you can see on the chart, the Euro Stoxx 50 is now down from 3,050 last week to 2,800, down 250 points (...

$1,000 Friday - Wednesday's Oil Prediction Pays Off!

Phil Davis | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

You are welcome! How many newsletters that you read give away free trading ideas that make $1,000 per contract in just 48 hours? I'd say none b...

Faltering Thursday - Draghi's Brexit Fears Push EuroStoxx Back Below 3,000

Phil Davis | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Things are turning ugly again. We are now officially short on the market and just in time, it seems as the EuroStoxx index is down 0.666% for the ...

Monday Market Myopia - Yellen Speaks at Noon!

Phil Davis | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

It's always fun on days when Janet speaks. Our FOMC chairwoman speaks TWICE today in Philadelphia (again at 2pm), so all sorts of fun this afterno...

Friday Already? Non-Farm Payroll Disaster Knocks the Markets Lower

Phil Davis | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

I love the shorter work-week. This is a great time to point out to your boss that you got just as much done this week as you do in a 5-day week ...

Fake Market Thursday - OPEC, ECB and the S&P 500

Phil Davis | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

No one was trading yesterday. The markets may as well have been closed based on the volume trading on the S&P's ETF (SPY) and, as you can see, the...

Weakening Wednesday - S&P 2,100 Too Much for the Market

Phil Davis | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Busted again! As I warned yesterday, the S&P is simply too overpriced to take us back over the serious resistance we have at the 2,100 line (2,1...

Why Worry Wednesday - Greece is "Fixed" Again (part 6)

Phil Davis | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Wow, what a rally! We expected a move back up but this is amazing. Yesterday the markets took off as the latest Brexit poll showed the "remain" v...

Testy Tuesday - S&P Futures Back over 2,050 - for Now

Phil Davis | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Go on, take the week off. Really, these markets are just stupid - there's no point trading them. The volume on the S&P ETF (SPY) yesterday was ...

Which Way Wednesday - Waiting on the Fed Minutes

Phil Davis | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

You are very welcome! Yesterday's morning post (which you can get, pre-market, every morning by subscribing HERE) was titled: "Trendless Tuesday...

CEOs Now Make 335 Times More Than Average Worker: Study

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business

BOSTON (Reuters) - Chief executive officers of S&P 500 companies on average made 335 times more money than the average rank-and-file worker last year,...

$5,000 Friday - Yesterday's Futures Trades Pay Off Nicely

Phil Davis | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

You are welcome! I know often those of you who don't subscribe to the PSW Report don't get these trade ideas after the market opens and miss out...

Thursday Fakery - Manipulation in the Oil Market Boosts Prices

Phil Davis | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

What an incredible rally! That's INcredible as in, NOT credible. Oil is up almost 50% in 3 months and INcredibly, we now have 23 MILLION MORE B...

Twisty Tuesday - Markets Gyrate Wildly While VIX Stays Low

Phil Davis | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

What a ridiculous market. We're right back where we were on April 29th (2,060 on the S&P), which is still 2% below the 2,100 line while 3% (2,04...

Thursday Fun - Weak Bounces Boost Bullish Bets

Phil Davis | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Let's take about the 5% Rule™. For details, you can read this post, but today we're going to focus on the very simple concept of bounce lines. ...

Monday Market Movement - Yen Still Climbing vs Dollar

Phil Davis | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

One again the BOJ does nothing over the weekend. That's put many, many traders on the wrong side of the strong Dollar/weak Yen bet and it's also...

Tempting Tuesday - S&P 2,100 is Still the Line to Watch Ahead of the Fed

Phil Davis | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Here we go again! Back in the summer, EVERYONE said we were going to break out to new highs and the analysts were tripping over themselves to pr...

Monday Market Manipulation - BOJ Now Owns 10% of the Nikkei

Phil Davis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

This is getting silly. The Bank of Japan is already a top shareholder in 90% of the Nikkei's 225 companies so, on any given day, if you're selli...

Wash, Rinse and Repeat Wednesday - Shorting at S&P 2,100 Again

Phil Davis | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

If they are going to keep giving us set-ups, we'll keep making money. Yesterday, I don't think I could have been more clear than to headline our...

TGIF - Stop the Rally, We Want to Cash Out!

Phil Davis | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

You are welcome! That's right, yesterday we told you that the Nikkei was facing the Kobayashi Maru and we picked a short on the Futures (/NKD) at ...

Toppy Tuesday - What More Can They Do?

Phil Davis | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

A big nothing. That's what came out of Obama's meeting with Yellen and company last night. The White House issued a very short, meaningless sta...

Magical Monday Markets - Who Needs GDP Growth or Profits?

Phil Davis | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

There's an emergency meeting of the Fed today. This afternoon, the Fed will attempt to get their act together prior to a special meeting with bot...

Federally Fueled Friday - Fed Speak Saves the Day (again)

Phil Davis | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Come on kids, let me tell you a story! It's the same story we tell you every time the market goes dark and you are worried about the economic mo...